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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

He is Risen

I thought I would begin to share my Easter cards with you - this one has both the image and sentiment from Create with TLC and the background chalked:



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

It's Your Birthday!!!! Time to PAR-TEA!!!!

It's your birthday!!!! Time to par-tea with a sweet Alice in Wonderland image from Tiddly Inks holding a cup of tea


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • Recollections card stock size A2 card with DCWV Tres Chic Stack for background
  • image was colored using Spectrum Noir and Whisper Stroke markers with gel pen and Stickles Accents 
  • Darice Die set behind Alice as if she was going through the "looking glass"
  • flowers were made using Fiskars Burst punch with rhinestone centers from Miriam's Crafting Supplies
  • trim at bottom is Darice decorative tape from the Dollar Tree
  • sentiment from Create with TLC Today is Your Day Digi Image and Word Art Set which was cut using Darice Die cut and chalked around the edges

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Monday, March 27, 2017

A Quick Hello!

This adorable chicken was from a previous club at Create with TLC and was pre-colored with Create with TLC sentiments and just a lot of giggles while making her!



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with Studio G Blue Stack for background
  • image was pre-colored and fussy cut around the edges
  • spoon is from button stash
  • ribbon was wrapped around and tied into bow
  • yellow brick is Studio G Yellow Stack and was cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut 
  • sentiment had been a previous freebie from Create with TLC
  • inside sentiment is another Create with TLC  and has rounded corners which were chalked around the edges which is why I was giggling while making this card!!!

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Piece of Cake

With birthdays, it's all about the cake with this adorable little hedgehog rubber stamp from Penny Black, Your Birthday which I had purchased when I first started crafting and never had used until this card:



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with scraps for the background which I had originally cut for a card many years ago and just discovered it and thought it was the purrfect backdrop for my Penny Black Stamp
  • image was colored with Spectrum Noir Markers and Prisma Colored Pencils and gel pen accents being fussy cut around the edges
  • sentiment had been a previous freebie from Create with TLC
  • inside sentiment is another Create with TLC Happy Birthday to You Word Art and Image Set which is one of my very most favorite sentiments to use and has rounded corners which were chalked around the edges

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

May Your Blessings Outnumber the Shamrocks that Grow

My dear friend, Beth, had asked me to make a special St. Patrick's Day card using this Irish blessing:


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • card is a size A2 using Reminisce Shenanigans as the background paper
  • I wanted to showcase the blessing and mounted it on white, black and green paper
  • St. Patrick's Day ribbon from stash drawer wrapped around and then tied in a bow
  • shamrock gem from stash
  • sentiment cut using Darice Embossing Die and chalked around the edges mounted on coordinated paper

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Spring Rain With a New Brown Sugar Challenge Blog

Guess who is the newest member of Brown Sugar Challenge Blog? You guessed it - ME!!! I'm delighted beyond compare as I have always entered their challenges and love their DT inspirations - and now I'm one of them!!!!

Challenge #234 is an easy-peasy one for you my dear friends - "Anything Goes"

Our sponsor for this challenge is Star Stampz

                         


and the lucky winner receive 3 digital images!!!

For my project, I'm using this cute little girl, Spring Rain, with a sentiment from Create with TLC:



RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with scraps for background
  • image was colored with Spectrum Noir and Whisper Stroke Markers, Prisma Colored Pencils, gel pen accents and Darice Glossy Accents for the raindrops and puddle  
  • background was chalked around the image with rounded corners
  • buttons from my button tins - check closely as you will see a little frog under the umbrella button
  • gingham bow was also found in my button tin
  • sentiment from Create with TLC was cut using Darice Embossing Die Cut and chalked around the edges

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Chloe With Her Cactus and Canary Coloring Page My Stitch Back in Twine

My Stitch Back in Twine now has coloring books with this image being one of the pages: Chloe with Her Cactus and Canary which I am sharing with you today the card I made using this:



I had a lot of fun coloring this image and with my warped sense of humor and mind all kinds of ideas were running through my head including fur coming out of the canary's mouth!!!

RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • size A2 card with Recollections Black/White Stack background 
  • image was colored with chalk and Whisper Strokes Markers and Prisma Colored Pencils with gel pen accents and fussy cut around the edges
  • feather added to Chloe's face - purrrrrfect for fur!
  • Recollections pink flowers with Miriam's Supplies pearls for the center
  • sentiment was cut using Fiskars 2.5 round punch and chalked around the edges had been from a previous Create with TLC Club
  • inside sentiment is framed using Darice Embossing Die cut with another sentiment from another previous Create with TLC Club 

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

An Irish Blessing

This sweet Irish Lass reminded me of a dear friend, Susie, who I met at Healthtrax Aqua Arthritis Class and you guess it; this card went out in the mail for her to wish her a Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • card is size A2 with Recollections Shamrock for background paper
  • image was pre-colored with rounded corners
  • Queen & Co. pearls 
  • bow was made from scrap ribbon
  • sentiment is an Irish Blessing 

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

. . . check out this adorable mouse sitting on the Leprechaun's hat to wish you a Happy St. Patrick's Day!


RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • card is size A2 with DCWV Little Miss background paper
  • image was pre-colored 
  • Queen & Co. pearl for center of shamrock
  • gold rhinestone trim from scrap drawer
  • sentiment has rounded corner and chalked around the edges

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Much love, hugs, and friendship

Lynne

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